This position performs semi-skilled maintenance work for Housing and Residence Life in our warehouse facilities, residence halls, and student apartments. This includes HVAC, electrical, painting and mechanical maintenance as well as furniture repair, compactor service and repair, appliance repair, and carpentry work. This Maintenance Mechanic 1 assists with inventory control/refuse/recycling and other special projects assigned by the Director of Housing Facilities. This position will also assist with pest control and will provide services to other departments on campus as needed or directed.
Ability to perform heavy physical labor including, but not limited to, carrying 75lbs up and down stairs.
Ability to keep accurate records within database software and/or Excel.
Experience with basic electrical/power/hand tools and equipment.
Ability to perform general mechanical maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.
Excellent communication, customer service, and basic math skills.
Knowledge and/or experience with furniture repair and/or general carpentry.
Ability to operate forklift and pallet jack.
Ability to communicate efficiently and clearly though written and oral communications.
Valid Washington State Driver’s License.
Knowledge and skill in operating a forklift and snow removal equipment
Experience in prepping, sanding, and painting wood and metal surfaces
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.